Klinik für Schlaf- und Chronomedizin
im St. Hedwig-Krankenhaus
AG Schlafforschung & Klinische Chronobiologie
im Institut für Physiologie der Charité




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Amely Wahnschaffe, Claudia Nowozin, Andreas Rath, Theresa Floessner,Stefan Appelhoff, Mirjam Münch, Dieter Kunz. Night-time activity forecast by season and weather in a longitudinal design - natural light effects on three years' rest-activity cycles in nursing home residents with dementia. International Psychogeriatrics 2017;doi:10.1017/S1041610217001235 (IF: 2.4)

Mirjam Münch, Claudia Nowozin, Johannes Regente, Frederik Bes, Jan De Zeeuw, Sven Hädel, Amely Wahnschaffe, Dieter Kunz. Blue-enriched morning light as a countermeasure to light at the wrong rime: effects on cognition, sleepiness, sleep, and circadian phase. Neuropsychobiology 2017;74:207-218 (IF: 1.5)

Regente J, de Zeeuw J, Bes F, Nowozin C, Appelhoff S, Wahnschaffe A, Münch M, Kunz D. Can short-wavelength depleted bright light during single simulated night shifts prevent circadian phase shifts? Journal of Applied Ergonomics 2017 May; 61: 22-30 (IF: 1.7)

Special Issue for Current Alzheimer Research - CAR

Topic: Chronotherapeutics in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Guest Editor: Dieter Kunz
own contributions:

Kunz D. - editorial - Circadian rhythms are everywhere: except in neurodegenerative disorders. Special Issue: Current Alzheimer Research (IF: 3.0)

Nowozin C., Wahnschaffe A., Rodenbeck A., de Zeeuw J., Hädel S., Kozakov R., Schöpp H., Münch M., Kunz D. Applying melanopic lux to measure biological light effects on melatonin suppression andsubjective sleepiness. Special Issue: Current Alzheimer Research, DOI: 10.2174/1567205014666170523094526 (IF: 3.0)

Schaefer C., Kunz D., Bes F. Melatonin effects in REM sleep behavior disorder associated with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a case series. Special Issue: Current Alzheimer Research, DOI: 10.2174/1567205014666170523094938 (IF: 3.0)

Wahnschaffe A., Nowozin C., Haedel S., Rath A., Appelhoff S., Münch M., Kunz D. Implementation of dynamic lighting in a nursing home: impact on agitation but not on rest-activity patterns. Special Issue: Current Alzheimer Research, DOI: 10.2174/1567205014666170608092411 (IF: 3.0)

Münch M., Schmieder M., Bieler K., Goldbach R., Fuhrmann T., Zumstein N., Vonmoos P., Scartezzini J-L., Wirz-Justice A., Cajochen C. Bright light delights: effects of daily light exposure on emotions, rest-activity cycles, sleep and melatonin secretion in severely demented patients. Special Issue: Current Alzheimer Research, DOI: 10.2174/1567205014666170523092858 (IF: 3.0)



Jordan W, Dobrowolny H, Bahn S, Bernstein HG, Brigadski T, Frodl T, Isermann B, Lessmann V, Pilz J, Rodenbeck A, Schiltz K, Schwedhelm E, Tumani H, Wiltfang J, Guest PC, Steiner J.: Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2016 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print] (IF: 4.113)

L. Maierova, A. Borisuit, J.-L. Scartezzini, S. M. Jaeggi, C. Schmidt, M. Münch: Diurnal variations of hormonal secretion, alertness and cognition in extreme chronotypes under different lighting conditions. Scientific Reports, 6:33591, DOI: 10.1038/srep33591 (IF: 5.2)

Münch M, Kourti P, Brouzas D, Kawasaki A: Variation in the pupil light reflex between winter and summer seasons. Acta Ophthalmol. 2016 Feb 4. doi: 10.1111/aos.12966. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID:26843144 (IF: 2.844)

Lane JM, Chang AM, Bjonnes AC, Aeschbach D, Anderson C, Cade BE, Cain SW, Czeisler CA, Gharib SA, Gooley JJ, Gottlieb DJ, Grant SF, Klerman EB, Lauderdale DS, Lockley SW, Munch M, Patel S, Punjabi NM, Rajaratnam SM, Rueger M, St Hilaire MA, Santhi N, Scheuermaier K, Van Reen E, Zee PC, Shea SA, Duffy JF, Buxton OM, Redline S, Scheer FA, Saxena R. Impact of common diabetes risk variant in MTNR1B on sleep, circadian and melatonin physiology. Diabetes. 2016 Feb 11. pii: db150999. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26868293 (IF: 8.47)

A. Borisuit, J. Kämpf, Münch M, A. Thanachareonkit, J.-L. Scartezzini. Monitoring and rendering of visual and photo-biological properties of daylight-redirecting systems. Solar Energy, Volume 129, May 2016, Pages 297-309 (IF: )



Münch M, L�on L, Collomb S, Kawasaki A: Comparison of acute non-visual bright light responses in patients with optic nerve disease, glaucoma and healthy controls. Sci Rep. 2015 Oct 19;5:15185. doi: 10.1038/srep15185 (IF: 5.578)



Jaehne A, Unbehaun T, Feige1 B, Cohrs S, Rodenbeck A, Riemann D: Sleep changes in smokers before, during and 3 months after nicotine withdrawal. Addiction Biology - in press (IF: 5.9)

Cordi M, Ackermann S, Bes FW, Hartmann F, Konrad BN, Genzel L, Pawlowski M, Steiger A, Schulz H, Rasch B, Dresler M.: On lunar cycle effects on sleepand the file drawer problem - Current Biology - in press (IF: 9.5)

Goerke M, Cohrs S, Rodenbeck A, Kunz D: Differential effect of an anticholinergic antidepressant on sleep-dependent memory consolidation. Sleep, Vol. 37, No. 5, 2014 (IF: 5.1)

Penzel T, Pevernagie D, Dogas Z, Grote L, de Lacy S, Rodenbeck A, Bassetti C, Berg S, Cirignotta F, d'Ortho MP, Garcia-Borreguero D, Levy P, Nobili L, Paiva T, Peigneux P, Pollm�cher T, Riemann D, Skene DJ, Zucconi M, Espie C; For The Sleep Medicine Committee and The European Sleep Research Society: Catalogue of knowledge and skills for sleep medicine. J Sleep Res. 2014 Apr;23(2):222-38 (IF: 3.043)

A Borisuit, F Linhart, J-L Scartezzini, M Münch: Effects of realistic office daylighting and electric lighting conditions on visual comfort, alertness and mood. Lighting Research and Technology. Published online before print April 22, 2014, doi: 10.1177/1477153514531518 Lighting Research and Technology April 22, 2014 14771535145315 (IF: 1.197)

M Münch, Plomp G, Thunell E, Kawasaki A, Scartezzini JL, Herzog MH: Different colors of light lead to different adaptation and activation as determined by high-density EEG. Neuroimage. 2014 Jul 9. pii: S1053-8119(14)00548-5. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.06.071. [Epub ahead of print] (IF: 6.252)

C Cajochen, S Altanay-Ekici, M Münch, S Frey, V Knoblauch, A Wirz-Justice: Reply to Cordi et al. Current Biology - R795 (IF: 9.5)

M Münch: Der Schlaf und die innere Uhr im Alter.Ther Umsch. 2014 Nov 1;71(11):657-62. doi: 10.1024/0040-5930/a000606. German. PMID: 25377289



Kawasaki A, Collomb S, Léon L, Münch M.: Pupil responses derived from outer and inner retinal photoreception are normal in patients with hereditary optic neuropathy. Exp Eye Res. 2013 Nov 22;120C:161-166. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2013.11.005. [Epub ahead of print] (IF: 3.026)

Dauvilliers Y, Bassetti C, Lammers GJ, Arnulf I, Mayer G, Rodenbeck A, Lehert P, Ding CL, Lecomte JM, Schwartz JC; for the HARMONY I study group: Pitolisant versus placebo or modafinil in patients with narcolepsy: a double-blind, randomised trial. Lancet Neurol 10/2013 � S1474-4422(13)70225-4 (IF: 23.9)

Cajochen C, Altanay-Ekici S, Münch M, Frey S, Knoblauch V, Wirz-Justice A.: Evidence that the lunar cycle influences human sleep. Curr Biol 2013 � 23(15):1485-8 (IF: 9.5)

Putilov AA, Münch MY, Cajochen C: Principal Component Structuring of the Non-REM Sleep EEG Spectrum in Older Adults Yields Age-Related Changes in the Sleep and Wake Drives. Curr Aging Sci 2013 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print] (IF: )

Schlack R, Hapke U, Maske U, Busch M A, Cohrs S: Häufigkeit und Verteilung von Schlafproblemen und Insomnie in der deutschen Erwachsenenbevölkerung. Bundesgesundheitsbl 2013 � 56:740�748 (IF: 0.7)

Wahnschaffe A, Haedel S, Rodenbeck A, Stoll C, Rudolph H, Kozakov R, Schoepp H, Kunz D: Out of the Lab into the Bathroom: Evening Short-Term Exposure to Conventional Light Suppresses Melatonin and Increases Alertness Perception. Int J Mol Sci - 14:2573-2589 (IF: 2.6)

Monique Goerke, Stefan Cohrs, Andrea Rodenbeck, Dieter Kunz: The influence of the tricyclic antidepressant amitriptyline on periodic limb movements during sleep. Pharmacopsychiatry - in press (IF: 2.1)

Kunz D: Melatonin in rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder: why does it work? Sleep Medicine 14 (2013), pp. 705-706 (IF: 3.4)



Florian Spörl, Sandra Korge, Karsten Jürchott, Minetta Wunderskirchner, Katja Schellenberg, Sven Heins, Aljona Specht, Claudia Stoll, Roman Klemz, Bert Maier, Horst Wenck, Annika Schrader, Dieter Kunz,Thomas Blatt, and Achim Kramer: Kr�ppel-like factor 9 is a circadian transcription factor in human epidermis that controls proliferation of keratinocytes, PNAS (IF: 9.8)

Cohrs S, Rodenbeck A, Riemann D, Szagun B, Jaehne A, Brinkmeyer J, Gr�nder G, Wienker T, Diaz-Lacava A, Mobascher A, Dahmen N, Thuerauf N, Kornhuber J, Kiefer F, Gallinat J, Wagner M, Kunz D, Grittner U, Winterer G: Impaired Sleep Quality and Sleep Duration in Smokers- Results from the German Multicenter Study on Nicotine Dependence. Addiction Biology (IF: 4.2)

Goerke M, Cohrs S, Rodenbeck A, Grittner U, Sommer W, Kunz D: Declarative memory consolidation during the first night in a sleep lab - The role of REM sleep and cortisol. Psychoneuroendocrinology, in press (IF: 5.2)

Kunz D, Bineau S, Maman K, Milea D, Tourni M: Benzodiazepine discontinuation with prolonged-release melatonin: hints from a German longitudinal prescription database. Expert Opin Pharmacother 2012 Jan; 13(1): 9 - 16. (IF: 2.4)

Hoever P, Dorffner G, Bene� H, Penzel T, Danker-Hopfe H, Barbanoj MJ, Pillar G, Saletu B, Polo O, Kunz D, Zeitlhofer J, Berg S, Partinen M, Bassetti CL, H�gl B, Ebrahim IO, Holsboer-Trachsler E, Bengtsson H, Peker Y, Hemmeter U-M, Chiossi E, Hajak G, Dingemanse J: Orexin Receptor Antagonism, a New Sleep-Enabling Paradigm: A Proof-of-Concept Clinical Trial. Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (IF: 6.4)



Rodenbeck A: Biologische Grundlagen des Schlafens und Wachens. Bundesgesundheitsblatt - 2011 54:1270�1275 DOI 10.1007/s0010301113733

Kunz D: Schlafstörungen und Depression: Melatonin taktet die innere Uhr neu. Neurologie & Psychiatrie 2012; Vol. 14, Nr. 1 (CME 01/2012)



Kozakov R, Schöpp H, Franke St, Stoll C, Kunz D: Modification of light sources for appropriate biological action. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (2010) 43: 234007

Kunz D, Mahlberg R: A two-part, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of exogenous melatonin in REM sleep behaviour disorder. J Sleep Res. (2010) Jun 16 [Epub ahead of print]

Cohrs S, Gade K, Meier A, Jordan W, Falkai P, Rüther E, Rodenbeck A. Quetiapine improves sleep disturbance in acute bipolar disorder: a case series. Pharmacopsychiatry. (2010) Jun;43(4):154-5

Jähne A, Cohrs S, Rodenbeck A, Andreas S, Loessl B, Feige B, Kloepfer C, Hornyak M, Riemann D. Nikotin. Einfluss auf den Schlaf und Relevanz fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie.Nervenarzt. (2010) Jul;81(7):844-59

A. Rodenbeck, G. Hajak (2010):  Das Schichtarbeitersyndrom. Eine systematische Übersicht zu Schlafstörungen durch Schichtarbeit. Somnologie Vol 14, Nr 2: 105-110

G. Hajak, A. Rodenbeck (2010):  Medikamentöse Therapie des Schichtarbeitersyndroms. Somnologie Vol 14, Nr 2: 111-122



Gunga H-C, Werner A, Stahn A, Steinach M, Schlabs T, Koralewski E, Kunz D: The Double Sensor - A non-invasive device to continuously monitor core temperature in humans on earth and in space

Alpay G, Goerke M, Sturmer B (2009). Precueing imminent conflict does not override sequence-dependent interference adaptation. Psychological Research-Psychologische Forschung: 73: 803-816

G. Mayer, I Fietze, Fischer J, Penzel T, Riemann D, Rodenbeck A, Sitter H, Teschler H (2009). S3 Leitlinie Nicht erholsamer Schlaf/Schlafstörungen. Somnologie 13, Suppl; 4.160  

Bodenmann S, Rusterholz T, Dürr R, Stoll C, Bachmann V, Geissler E, Jaggi-Schwarz K, Landolt H-P. The Functional Val158Met Polymorphism of COMT Predicts Interindividual Differences in Brain alpha Oscillations in Young Men. J Neuroscience 29:10855-10862

Cohrs S (2009). Genese schlafassoziierter forensisch-relevanter Störungen. In: Müller, Jürgen, Peter (Hrsg.) Neurobiologie forensisch-relevanter Störungen, Kohlhammer, Stuttgart, S: 231 - 238

Rodenbeck A, Cohrs S, Zerr I (2009). Letale familiäre Insomnie. In: Happe S; Walther B W (Hrsg.) Schlafmedizin in der Praxis. Die internationale Klassifikation von Schlafstörungen in Fallberichten, ECOMED Medizin, Heidelberg, S: 355-360

Mahlberg R, Kienast T, Haedel S, Heidenreich JO, Schmitz S, Kunz D. Degree of Pineal Calcification (DOC) is Associated With Polysomnographic Sleep Measures in Primary Insomnia Patients. Sleep Medicine Sleep Med. 2009 Apr;10(4):439-45. Epub 2008 Aug 27



Brown SA, Kunz D, Dumas A, Westermark PO, Vanselow K, Wahnschaffe A, Herzel HP, Kramer A (2008) Molecular insights into human daily behavior. PNAS (IF: 9.6) 105:1602-1607.

Mahlberg R, Walther S, Kalus P, Bohner G, Haedel S, Reischies FM, K�hl KP, Hellweg R, Kunz D (2008). Pineal calcification in Alzheimer's disease: An in vivo study using computed tomography. Neurobiol Aging (IF: 5.6) 29:203-209.

Wedekind D, Preiss B, Cohrs S, Ruether E, Huether G, Adler L (2008) Relationship between nocturnal urinary cortisol excretion and symptom severity in subgroups of patients with depressive episodes. Neuropsychobiology (IF: 2,4) 56:119-22

Cohrs S (2008): Sleep Disturbances in Patients with Schizophrenia: Impact and Effect of Antipsychotics. CNS Drugs. CNS Drugs 22, 939-962

Rodenbeck A, Cohrs S (2008): Psychoneuroendokrinologie der Insomnie - Der Circulus vitiosus der psychophysiologischen Insomnie auf psychologischer, elektrophysiologischer und endokriner Ebene. psychoneuro 34, 63-68

Cohrs S, Rodenbeck A, Hornyak M, Kunz D (2008): Restless legs syndrom, periodische Gliedma�enbewegungen im Schlaf und Psychopharmakologie, Nervenarzt. 2008 79, 1263-72



Gallinat J, Kunz D (both first authors contributed equally), Lang UE, Neu P, Kassim N, Kienast T, Seifert F, Schubert F, Bajbouj M (2007). Association between cerebral glutamate and human behaviour: The sensation seeking personality trait. Neuroimage (IF: 5.6) 34:671-67.

Mahlberg R, Kunz D (2007). Relationship of melatonin excretion levels to polysomnographic sleep parameters in healthy subjects and patients with sleep related disturbances. Sleep Medicine (IF: 2.9) 8:512-516.

Mahlberg R, Walther S, Eichmann U, Tracik F, Kunz D (2007). Effects of rivastigmine on actigraphically monitored motor activity in severe agitation related to Alzheimer�s Disease: A placebo-controlled pilot study. Arch Gerontol Geriatr (IF: 1.1) 45:19-26.

Montag C, Heinz A, Kunz D, Gallinat J (2007). Self-reported empathic abilities in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Res. (IF: 4.3) 92:85-89.



Benes H, Deissler A, Rodenbeck A, Engfer A, Kohnen R (2006) Lisuride treatment of restless legs syndrome: First studies with monotherapy in de novo patients and in combination with levodopa in advanced disease. J Neural Transm (IF: 2,9)113:87-92

Cohrs S, R�her C, Jordan W, Meier A, Huether G, Wuttke W, R�ther E, Rodenbeck A (2006) The atypical antipsychotics olanzapine and quetiapine but not haloperidol reduce ACTH and cortisol. Psychopharmacology (IF: 3,6) 185 (1):11-18

Gallinat J, Kunz D (both first authors contributed equally), Senkowski D, Kienast T, Seifert F. Schubert F, Heinz A (2006). Hippocampal glutamate concentration predicts cerebral theta oscillations. Psychopharmacology (IF: 3.6) 187:103-111.

Jordan W, Cohrs S, Degner D, Meier A, Rodenbeck A, Mayer G, Pilz J, R�ther E, Kornhuber J, Bleich S (2006) Evaluation of oxidative stress measurements in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. J Neural Transm (IF: 2,9) 113: 239 � 254

Kluge M, Schussler P, Weikel J, Dresler M, Zuber V, Querfurt F, Yassouridis A, Steiger A. Altered nocturnal growth hormone (GH) secretion in obsessive compulsive disorder. Psychoneuroendocrinology (IF: 3.0) 2006 31:1098-104.

Mahlberg R, Tilmann A, Salewski L, Kunz D (2006). Normative data on the daily profile of urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin in healthy subjects between the ages 20 and 84. Psychoneuroendocrinology (IF: 4.9) 31: 634-41.

Muller B, G�belein WD, Schulz H. A taxonomic analysis of sleep stages. Sleep (IF: 5.1) 2006 29:967-74.

Rodenbeck A, Binder R, Geisler P, Danker-Hopfe H, Lund R, Raschke F, Wee� HG, Schulz H (Task Force "Scoring of Polysomnographic Recordings" of the German Sleep Society [DGSM]) (2006) A Review of Sleep EEG Patterns. Part 1: A compilation of amended rules for their visual recognition according to Rechtschaffen and Kales. Somnologie (IF: 0,2) 10:159-175

Schmid DA, Wichniak A, Uhr M, Ising M, Brunner H, Held K, Weikel JC, Sonntag A, Steiger A (2006) Changes of sleep architecture, spectral composition of sleep EEG, the nocturnal secretion of cortisol, ACTH, GH, prolactin, melatonin, ghrelin and leptin and the DEX-CRH-test in depressed patients during treatment with mirtazapine. Neuropsychopharmacology (IF: 4.9) 31 (4):832-844.

Schmitz S, Heidenreich JO, Platzek I, Kunz D, Mahlberg R, Wolf KJ (2006). Computed tomography of the human pineal gland for study of the sleep-wake rhythm: Reproducibility of a semi-quantitative approach. Acta Radiologica (IF: 0.9) 47:865-871.

Schmidt H, Cohrs S, Heinemann T, Goerdt C, Djukic M, Heimann B, Wallesch CW, Nau R (2006) Sleep disorders are long-term sequelae of both bacterial and viral meningitis. J Neurol Neurosurg & Psychiatry (IF: 3,6) 77 (4): 554-558

Walther S, Mahlberg R, Eichmann U, Kunz D (2006). Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol for night-time agitation in severe dementia. Psychopharmacology (IF: 3.6) 185:524-8.



Anderer P, Gruber G, Parapatics S, Woertz M, Miazhynskaia T, Kl�sch G, Saletu B, Zeitlhofer J, Barbanoj MJ, Danker-Hopfe H, Himanen SL, Kemp B, Penzel T, Gr�zinger M, Kunz D, Rappelsberger P, Schl�gl A, Dorffner G (2005). An E-Health Solution for Automatic Sleep Classification according to Rechtschaffen and Kales: Validation Study of the Somnolyzer 24x7 utilizing the Siesta Database. Neuropsychobiology (IF: 2.4) 51:115-33.

Cohrs S, Meier A, Neumann AC, R�ther E, Rodenbeck A (2005) Improved sleep continuity and increased slow wave sleep and REM latency during ziprasidone treatment: a randomized, controlled, crossover trial of 12 healthy male subjects. J Clin Psychiatry (IF: 5,5) 66, 989-96

Gallinat J, Kunz D (both first authors contributed equally) , Lang UE, Kalus P, Juckel G, Mahlberg R, Eggers T, Wernicke C, Rommelspacher H, Smolka MN (2005). Serotonergic effects of smoking are independent from the human serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism: Evidence from auditory cortical stimulus processing. Pharmacopsychiatry (IF: 2.8) 38:158-60.

Happe S, Kl�sch G, Lorenzo J, Kunz D, Penzel T, R�schke J, Himanen SL, Gruber, Zeitlhofer (2005). Perception of sleep: Subjective versus objective sleep parameters in patients with Parkinson disease in comparison with healthy elderly controls. J Neurology (IF: 3.0) 252:936-43.

Hornyak M, Kopasz M, Rodenbeck A, Hajak G, Riemann D, Voderholzer U (2005) Influence of low �dose doxepin on periodic leg movements in sleep in primary insomnia patients. Somnologie (IF: 0,2) 9: 111 � 115

Jordan W, Reinbacher A, Cohrs S, Grunewald RW, Mayer G, R�ther E, Rodenbeck A (2005) Obstructive sleep apnea: Plasma endothelin-1 precursor but not endothelin-1 levels are elevated and decline with nasal continuous positive airway pressure. Peptides (IF: 2,7) 26, 1654-60

Jordan W, Tumani H, Cohrs S, Rodenbeck A, R�ther E, Bechthold J, Mayer G (2005) Narcolepsy: Increased L-PGDS (-trace) levels correlate with excessive daytime sleepiness but not with cataplexy. J Neurol (IF: 3,0) 252: 1372 � 1378

Kalus P, Slotboom J, Gallinat J, Mahlberg R, Cattapan-Ludewig K, Nyffeler T, Buri C, Federspiel A, Kunz D, Schroth G, Kiefer C (2005). Examining the Gateway to the Limbic System with Diffusion Tensor Imaging: The Perforant Pathway in Dementia. Neuroimage (IF: 5.6) 30: 713-20.

Lang UE, Hellweg R, Bajbouj M, Lenzen KP, Sander T, Kunz D, Gallinat J (2005). Association of a functional BDNF polymorphism and anxiety-related personality traits. Psychopharmacology (IF: 3.6) 180:95-9.

Meier A, Mollenhauer B, Cohrs S, Rodenbeck A, Jordan W, Meller J, Otto M (2005) Normal hypcretin-1 (Orexin-A) levels in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with huntington�s disease. Brain Res (IF: 2,3) 1063: 201 � 203

Meier A, Neumann A-C, Jordan W, Huether G, Rodenbeck A, R�ther E, Cohrs S (2005) Ziprasidone reduces cortisol excretion in healthy subjects. Br J Pharmacol (IF: 3,8) 60: 330-336

Rodenbeck A, Hajak G, Meier A, Cohrs S, Jordan W (2005) Psychoneuroendokrine Pathomechanismen der psychophysiologischen Insomnie. Somnologie (IF: 0,2) 9: 21 � 32

Schmid DA, Held K, Ising M, Uhr M, Weikel JC, Steiger A (2005) Ghrelin Stimulates Appetite, Imagination of Food, GH, ACTH, and Cortisol, but does not Affect Leptin in Normal Controls. Neuropsychopharmacology (IF: 4.9) 30(6):1187-92



Cohrs S, Guan Z, Pohlmann K, Jordan W, Pilz J, R�ther E, Rodenbeck A (2004) Nocturnal urinary dopamine excretion is reduced in otherwise healthy subjects with periodic leg movements in sleep. Neurosci Lett (IF: 2,1) 360(3): 161-164

Cohrs S, Pohlmann K, Guan Z, Jordan W, Meier A, Huether G, Ruther E, Rodenbeck A (2004) Quetiapine reduces nocturnal urinary cortisol excretion in healthy subjects. Psychopharmacology (IF: 3,6) 174: 414 � 420

Cohrs S, Rodenbeck A, Guan Z, Pohlmann K, Jordan W, Meier A, R�ther (2004): Sleep-promoting properties of quetiapine in healthy subjects. Psychopharmacology (IF: 3,6) 174(3): 421-429

Danker-Hopfe H, Kunz D, Gruber G, Kl�sch G, Lorenzo JL, Himanen SL, Kemp B, Penzel T, R�schke J, Dorn H, A Schl�gl A, Trenker A, Dorffner G (2004). Interrater reliability between scorers from eight european sleep labs in subjects with different sleep disorders. J Sleep Res (IF: 3.5) 13:63-9.

Jordan W, Berger C, Cohrs S, Rodenbeck A, Mayer G, Niedmann PD, Von Ahsen N, R�ther E, Kornhuber J, Bleich S (2004) CPAP-therapy effectively lowers serum homocysteine in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. J Neural Transm (IF: 2,9)111(6): 683-689

Jordan W, Tumani H, Cohrs S, Eggert S, Rodenbeck A, Brunner E, R�ther E, Hajak G (2004) Prostaglandin-D-synthase (beta-trace) in healthy human sleep. Sleep (IF: 5,1) 27: 867-74

Kirov R, Kinkelbur J, Heipke S, Kostanecka-Endress T, Westhoff M, Cohrs S, R�ther E, Hajak G, Banaschewski T, Rothenberger A (2004): Is there a specific polysomnographic sleep pattern in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder? J Sleep Res (IF: 3,5) 13, 87-93

Kunz D, Mahlberg R, M�ller C, Tilmann A, Bes F (2004). Melatonin in patients with reduced REM sleep duration: Two randomized controlled trials. J Clin Endocrinol Metab (IF: 5.8) 89:128-34.

Kunz D (2004). Chronobiotic protocol and circadian sleep propensity index: New tools for clinical routine and research on melatonin and sleep. Pharmacopsychiatry (IF: 2.8)37:139-46.

Mahlberg R, Kunz D, Sasse J, Kirchheiner J (2004). Serotonine syndrome with tramadol and citalopram in a patient heterozygous for deficient CYP2D6 and CYP2C19 alleles. Am J Psych (IF: 8.3) 161:1129.

Mahlberg R, Kunz D, Sutej I, K�hl KP, Hellweg R (2004). Melatonin treatment of day-night rhythm disturbances and sundowning in Solution for Automatic Sleep disease: An open-label pilot study using actigraphy. J Clin Psychopharmacol (IF: 4.6) 24:456-9. (Publikationen vor Gr�ndung der AG 2004 sowie Buchartikel etc. finden sich im Anschluss an die individuellen CVs.)